Sat. 7/20 12p: This year Creativity of Peace marks its tenth anniversary and Carol Boss talks with four young women from Palestine and Israel who are leaders at the organization's Summer Camp in northern New Mexico. The camp brings together high school girls from Israel and Palestine to live together for 3 weeks in Northern New Mexico. The young women of Jewish, Muslim and Christian faiths participate in a program aimed at preparing the next generation of female leaders and peacemakers in their countries.
Wed. 2/6 1:30p: The American/Brazilian group Nation Beat joins Carol Boss in the studio for live music. This world beat fusion project has pioneered a synthesis of music from northeastern Brazil and the deep American South. They play a 21st century mashup inspired by Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, funk and country-blues.
Wed 10/31 1:30p: Four KUNM Freeform DJs join Carol Boss to spin some of their favorite creepy, ghoulish, wacky Halloween tunes. Travis Parkin, Mello, Mary B, Brandon "Dead" Kennedy and Carol Boss will be mixing their spook-tacular brews just for you.
Sat. 7/21 12p: Carol Boss talks with the internationally acclaimed poet and musician about her new book, Crazy Brave: A Memoir. Harjo's new work is grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry and details her journey to becoming a poet.
Sat. 3/31 12p: The heart of the Transition Movement is the belief that unlocking the collective genius of our communities will enable us to choose a future that is more just and sustainable. Joining host Carol Boss are members of the Transition ABQ community to talk about the upcoming training for transition, Making a Difference: Creating a Sustainable World.
Sat. 10/08/11 12p: Beth Crowder and Isaura Andaluz talk about the effects of genetically-modified seeds , the industrial food system and what we can do to bring pure and organic foods back on the table.
Sat 1/21 12p: Yashoda Naidoo originally came to Albuquerque as an accountant but was frustrated by the lack of restaurant options to fit her Ayurvedic diet, so she started Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe. Today the restaurant has three locations in Albuquerque and Santa Fe and Naidoo is working on a new project in conjunction with Keshet Dance Company. In this "Revolutionary Soup" Naidoo shares all the benefits of cooking using Ayurveda.
Sat 1/21 12p: In this anniversary edition of Revolutionary Soup, Carol Boss sits down with author Gloria Zamora and her mother and sister, Irene and Dolores Tafoya, to discuss the significance of posole and chico soup and how it has brought their family together for generations in rural New Mexico.
Sat 6/18/11 at noon: Carol Boss talks with three local growers and farmers' market sellers about the environmental, nutritional and spiritual significance of their respective crops. Gael Fishel, Christina Provazzi and Denise Wheeler discuss farmers' markets and importance of fresh organic produce.
Sat. 2/12/11 at noon: In this segment of "Revolutionary Soup" Carol sits down with four independent female farmers from Albuquerque's South Valley--Jen Prosser, Spiral Blanton, Amanda Rich, and April Parker. Tune in to hear how these women work to connect Albuquerque's young and old with the food they eat and the natural bounty of the land.
Sat. 11/12 12p: Four Arab and Jewish young women from Palestine and Israel, leaders this summer at Creativity for Peace Camp in northern New Mexico, talk to Carol Boss about their commitment to becoming peacemakers in their countries and part of the next generation of female leaders.
Sat. 5/28 at noon: Carol Boss presents another segment in the ongoing series Revolutionary Soup featuring wide-ranging conversations about our evolving relationship with food and our environment. In this segment, Carol speaks with Janet Reeves, Lisa Silva, Neesa Patterson and Laura Roberts about their efforts with farming and gardening programs for children in Albuquerque schools, such as the APS Growing Gardens team.
Sat. 2/26 at noon: Carol Boss talks with Eva Schloss who participated in the creation of the play, And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank, a multimedia journey into the life and world of Anne Frank and two Holocaust survivors who were her friends. The production opens this weekend at UNM.
Sat. 2/12 at noon: Host Carol Boss presents the second interview in Revolutionary Soup, a series of conversations about food on Women's Focus. This week, New Mexico author and food activist Mark Winne talks about his new book.
Sat. 1/22: A new feature will be introduced on Women's Focus as Carol Boss debuts Revolutionary Soup, a series of wide-ranging conversations about food. It's about us, our community, our world. Complex yet simple. Deborah Madison, renowned chef and award-winning author of numerous cookbooks, will be the first guest for this new series.
Connecting people to the food they eat, its source and its history has long been her work. Her interests lay with Issues of biodiversity, sustainability, local eating, and farmers markets.